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being unwilling to take responsibility. 82% of them pay their payroll taxes and other taxes and at an effective rate higher than romney pays his taxes. over 10% of them are senior citizens on social security. the rest are disabled vets and veterans and military personnel fighting now. that's the 47%. the 47%, this nation depends on to build this country. folks, it's about time governor romney takes some responsibility. [ cheers and applause ] take some responsibility to help the american people, the middle class. instead of lining up to sign a pledge to a guy named grover in order kwis. >> ezra, i have to say for me one of my favorite moments in the debate was with him pointing out the effective rate romney pays compared to what other people in the real world pay. i'm not sure how many people jumped on that a as their favorite moment but. >> you and me, lawrence. >> but biden is finding more effective ways of isolating that romney tax return 14% number. >> it wasn't just that. biden i thought actually figured out what obama didn't figure out a week before which is how to dea
had when he ran years ago that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more, if you will, trickle-down government would work. that's not the right answer for america. i will restore the vitality that gets america working again. up next, look at the findings of a new public opinion poll in the american attitude towards muslims and arabs. the polls conducted filing recent violent protests in the arab world that erupted in a film than a gritting islam. our al arabiya news channel was part of this 90 minute event hosted by the brookings institution. >> thanks for coming out on a somewhat dreary fall morning for an event that in many ways is more prodigiously timed today than it was when we planned it, because today that was when we planned it because primitive to candidate governor mitt romney is giving a major foreign policy address earlier today just to the south of casa addressing many of the middle east policy questions that we will be discussing over the course of the day. and i hope that we will be able to take a look at what the public opinion data may rev
-the-board tax cut. >> you can cut tax rates by 20% and still preserve these important preferences for middle-class taxpayers... >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. it's precisely what we're proposing. >> ( laughs ) it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times, actually. >> it has never been done before. jack kennedy lowered tax rates, increased growth. ronald reagan... >> oh, now, you're jack kennedy. >> woodruff: abortion also figured as a key issue in the debate. both men are catholics, and they were asked to describe their position, based on their faith. >> i don't see how a person can separate their public life from their private life or from their faith. and i respect people who don't agree with me on this. but the policy of a romney administration will be to oppose abortion, with the exceptions for rape, incest, and life of the mother. >> life begins at conception. that's the church's judgment. i accept it in my personal life. i just refuse to impose that on others, unlike my friend here, the congressman. i do n
cuts, medicare reform, taxes, are going to be major issues tonight when the candidates who have been debating those very questions in separate stump speeches, now they get to do in person face-to-face. joining me now, pennsylvania senator pat toomey, served on last year's super committee to try to tackle the deficit and of course has been a budget hawk throughout your tenure in the house and now the senate. thank you very much. >> thanks for having me. >> great to have you here. what should paul ryan say when joe biden goes after him on how devastating, these are biden's words, devastating the budget cuts would on discretionary domestic spending if he sticks to the defense entitlement and tax postures that he's outlined? >> well, a few things, andrea. one is the simple fact that over the ten-year budget window of the ryan budget, spending on average grows yfr year. it grows by 3% a year. so most americans -- >> not every category. >> true. but most people think that a government that's at a record size as a percentage of compete, the government that has doubled in spending in the las
, mr. romney again said that he would eliminate the estate tax, the so-called death tax and went further as he has on occasion during this campaign to say that he would eliminate capital gains and interest in dividends taxes on the middle class. all in an attempt to spur the economy. shep. >> shep: carl, what's the thinking on governor romney's bounce in the polls since that first big debate? >> they are very pumped here. the romney campaign is quite excited. they say there is more to come. they're building and talking about their ground game, grassroots, 4 million people have been contacted here in ohio alone. 4 1/2 million. that's more than a third of the overall population. the polls have ticked up. romney has closed the gap, leading in some of the national polls, within the mar i didn't know of error, and in most of the battle ground states, he's either closed the gap and in a couple of cases, gone up by a point or two. these are swings in the polls. he's eliminated any bounce the president had gotten from his convention with the own bounce he got last week. with the vice pre
and that is a very common tax by challengers. there were some good lines. he talked hope is not a strategy. he's tried to emphasize his critique of obama as fighting from behind, which was sort of an unnamed administration official at the very end of a new yorker magazine piece last year and has become a sort of state of republican critiques of the president's foreign policy. that being said, there are some real differences between obama and romney when it comes to foreign policy. for example, romney has russia as an important geopolitical united states. much of the surprise of his advisers at the time, but rather than locking away, just continue to emphasize emphasize and say vladmir putin look at no quarter. barack obama has synthesized as one of his major foreign policy accomplishments, a quote unquote reset with russia that has enabled us to get more done, but they are sending supplies into afghanistan through the northern route, which has become a more significant issue with problems of pakistan have made it difficult for us to get for an example or have a new missile -- sorry time a new
did not tell the truth about his tax plan, that he tried to get away from some of the positions he took in the past. >> i'm' expecting kermit to come out and attack obama today to balance things up. here's what i think is happening. the obama team got a little rattled by this debate so they're trying to find kind of their groove. they're trying to take the race back. on the one hand they want to talk flip-flops. on the other hand, extremism. they have to straighten out and come up with one theme. >> let me ask you about something that mitt romney said yesterday. he was with the des moines register of course in iowa. he was talking about abortion rights. he said this, quote, there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i am familiar with that would be part of my agenda. then several hours later his spokesperson said, governor romney would of course support legislation aimed at providing greater protections for life. what's with the mitt romney position going back and forth on different issues? he's not on the same page with his own campaign? >> hopefully the campaign will ge
was mitt romney was dishonest in the debate he didn't tell the truth about his tax plan he tried to get away from some of the positions he took in the past. >> i expect kermit to come out and attack obama. the obama team has run a competent technical campaign got rattled. they are trying to find their groove. on one hand they want to talk flipflops. then extremism. they have to come out with one theme. >> let me ask you about something mitt romney said yesterday. he was with "the des moines register" in iowa and talking about abortion rights. he said quote there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would be part of my agenda. then several hours later his spokesperson said governor romney would of course support legislation aimed at providing greater protections tore life. what is the mitt romney position going back and forth. he's not on the same page. >> hopefully the campaign will get on page with him. he's doing great. >> he said during the republican primary debate he would work to overturn roe v. wade and defund planned parenthood. now he said there
,000 a year and less, you should pay no tax whatsoever on interest, dividends or capital gains. -- in this country associated with agricultural exports. over the last four years, the president has signed no new trade agreements with any nation around the world. even as china and european nations have put together some 44 different agreements, he's done none. what i'm going to do is make sure that i devote my time to getting trade promotion authority, that i use that authority to negotiate new deals so we open up new markets for american farms an american goods because we can compete on a level playing field with anyone in the world. now there are differences on regulations by the way. and you know this. the regulatory burden under this administration has gone crazy. the president's regulations as it relates to farming are kind of interesting. one is the epa tried to get into -- well, the government tried to get into regulating rainwater in ditches on farms. it used to be that there was rainwater in iowa and people cared about that. we hope it's coming back soon. but in addition
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